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COVID-19: The latest from The World

Leaders around the globe are working to counter the growing impact from the coronavirus pandemic. The spread of COVID-19 is reaching every part of our society and news is changing quickly. Follow The World's reporting for the critical context you need and the important voices on the front lines.

COVID-19: The latest from The World

Discussion: Addressing weaknesses in the medical supply chain amid the coronavirus pandemic

Despite efforts to ramp up testing for COVID-19, gaps persist in assessing the severity of the coronavirus pandemic. Those gaps are worsened by a stressed global medical supply chain. The World's Elana Gordon will moderate a conversation with Dr. Michael Mina, assistant professor of epidemiology at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. It will stream live here on Tuesday, March 31 at 12 p.m. ET.

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Trump extends restrictions through April; Africa’s most populous city on lockdown; In Senegal, COVID-19 safety measures conflict with cultural traditions

Despite earlier statements suggesting the US would be ready to open back up again by Easter, US President Donald Trump announced restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus will be extended until the end of April. And in Russia, where critics have argued that the country is underreporting coronavirus cases, health authorities in Moscow have ordered residents to stay at home. Also, how are you dealing with life under quarantine? Sing along with us in our version of “Sweet Caroline.”

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